Tag Archive | habits

Habit Inertia

The easiest thing to do is keep status quo. Change is hard (duh). Doing anything different is a pain in the butt, and unless it’s forced or I’m particularly motivated, I inevitably choose the path of less resistance. I think that’s human nature. And I’ve been struggling with my nature for the last few weeks. […]

Goaling Along

It’s already been 6 months since I started this little blog to keep track of my goals for the year… I can hardly believe how the time flew! Since I’m halfway to the deadline of my 31st birthday, I thought this would be the perfect time to check in on how I’m doing so far. […]

Drinking Water is Dull, and Other Important Service Announcements

My progress in learning new habits has pretty much come to a grinding halt. This is mostly due to our insane schedule over the past few months, not that I need excuses but there it is. When I hardly have time to get a decent night’s sleep and my days are constantly go, go, go, […]

Habitual Updates – Round 1

You may recall from a couple months ago this post where I talked about adopting 11 new habits as part of my set of goals this year; I spoke about choosing to divide and conquer and the 3 habits I selected to try first are highlighted below: Blog 2 times weekly. Drink 8 glasses of […]

Let the Habit-ization Begin

I’m attempting to adopt the following 11 habits over the course of my 31st year: Blog 2 times weekly. Drink 8 glasses of water daily. Eat dinner at the kitchen table every week night. Eat salad daily. Exercise for 45 minutes 3 times weekly. Floss daily. Go 1 day every week without TV. Go to […]

Concerning Habits

  Habit   noun A settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up.  (Oxford Dictionary) A usual way of behaving; something that a person does often in a regular and repeated way.  (Merriam-Webster) A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired through frequent repetition; an established disposition of […]

The Weight of It

Remember how I said that this wasn’t a weight loss blog?  That’s because I created this site to be a home of all things healthy-living; I want to focus on being more active, improving my diet, and enhancing my life overall.  But I can’t ignore that part of healthy-living is maintaining a healthy weight. I’ve […]

A Note About Goals

I’m no expert; goodness knows I have made goals in the past that were never met.  This experience of making a list of goals and going public with it has forced me examine my goal-making abilities, so naturally I sought some extra help via the almighty Google.  Right away, I found this article: http://topachievement.com/smart.html.  The […]